The Opportunity Center in the Media

Sharing the Light at the Opportunity Center. June 28, 2017.

Highly anticipated opportunity center opens in Cedar Riverside. Bethel Gessesse, Mshale - The African Community Newspaper. March 17, 2017.

Years in the making, Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center opens for business. Ibrahim Hirsi, MinnPost. March 13, 2017.

Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center set to open this spring. Ryan Faircloth, Minnesota Daily. October 31, 2016.

Countering Terrorism by Building a Path to Success. Editorial Board, Star Tribune. September 2, 2016.

Countering extremism in Minnesota: A beautiful goal, barely begun. Editorial Board, Star Tribune. April 23, 2016.

Backers of Cedar-Riverside jobs training center seek financial help. Erin Golden, Star Tribune. March 18, 2016.

Center aims to address unemployment in Cedar-Riverside--and create a model for other neighborhoods. Ibrahim Hirsi, MinnPost. March 17, 2016.

Scholarly Publications:

"Workforce Development in Cedar Riverside: Challenges and Opportunities." Berg, et al. (May 11, 2012)

"Cedar-Humphrey Action for Neighborhood Collaborative Capstone." Abdi, et al. (May 20, 2014)


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